Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science (MfN)
The Museum für Naturkunde is an integrated research museum with strong national and international partnerships and networks. Our research is collections based, our collections are developed through our research and our public engagement is science driven. Our zoological, botanical, paleontological, geological and mineralogical collections comprising over 30 million items and are recognised as a global scientific infrastructure. Thus, our collections and facilities are used by scientists from all over the world, as well as by our own researchers. The collections are being developed to serve current and future scientific needs. Our extensive collections and archives contain many treasures such as the Berlin Archaeopteryx, and are thus an important part of Germany’s cultural heritage.